diggings

plural noun
dig·gings | \ˈdi-giŋz \

Definition of diggings 

1 : a place of excavating especially for ore, metals, or precious stones

2 : material dug out

3a : quarters, premises

b chiefly British : lodgings for a student

First Known Use of diggings

1538, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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